Discovery Woods Montessori School



Discovery Woods Montessori School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Discovery Woods Montessori School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 19
1 13
2 18
3 17
4 10
5 6
6 7
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Discovery Woods Montessori School is a public elementary school located in Brainerd, MN in the Discovery Woods Montessori School District. It enrolls 90 students in grades 1st through 12th. Discovery Woods Montessori School is the 898th largest public school in Minnesota and the 53,503rd largest nationally. It has 9.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 90
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9:1
Full Time Teachers: 10
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 53,503rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 898th out of 1,031
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 103rd out of 1,012
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 883rd out of 1,012

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Discovery Woods Montessori School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 46
(51%)
46
(51%)
 Male 44
(49%)
44
(49%)

Discovery Woods Montessori School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 84
(93%)
84
(93%)
 Hispanic 3
(3%)
3
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Black 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Discovery Woods Montessori School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 47
(52%)
47
(52%)
 Not Eligible 30
(33%)
30
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(14%)
13
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,015 ranked schools in Minnesota, Discovery Woods Montessori School is ranked 796th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Discovery Woods Montessori School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 40.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Discovery Woods Montessori School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 99
2012 118
2013 114
2014 105
2015 90

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 19.8
2012 14.4
2013 15.8
2014 13.2
2015 9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011 0.5959595959596
2012 0.65254237288136
2013 0.57894736842105
2014 0.62857142857143
2015 0.66666666666667

Compare Discovery Woods Montessori School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
900.0% 9.0:1
 
1,460.2% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 66.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Discovery Woods Montessori School
Brainerd, MN
Public KG - 06 90 9:1  
Riverside Elementary
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Public KG - 04 623 15.2:1 1 miles
Lake Region Christian School
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Private PK - 12 223 10:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 04 403 17:1 2 miles
Harrison Elementary
Brainerd, MN
Public KG - 04 272 16.4:1 2 miles
Lincoln Education Center
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Public 03 - 12 66 5.7:1 2 miles
St Francis Catholic School
Brainerd, MN
Private PK - 08 242 15:1 2 miles
Brainerd Early Childhood Sp. Ed.
Brainerd, MN
Public PK - PK 153 8.1:1 3 miles
Isd 181 Learning Center
Brainerd, MN
Public KG - 12 112 12.7:1 3 miles
Garfield Elementary
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Public KG - 04 409 17.4:1 3 miles
Forestview Middle School
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Public 05 - 08 2,004 19.1:1 4 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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